Category Archives: Starwood (SPG)

Best Cards to Use at Sam’s Club in 2017

Folks who shop at Sam’s Club can choose from several terrific credit cards to earn miles or cash back on purchases.

Some cards include warehouse clubs, like Sam’s Club, as a bonus category.  So it’s possible to earn bonus cash back on purchases you were already planning!

Best Credit Cards To Use At Sams Club

You Can Earn Lots of Miles or Cash Back at Sam’s Club With Certain Credit Cards

I’ll share the best credit cards to use at Sam’s Club, including several with no annual fee.

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Act Fast! Amazing Deals to Europe for ~$400

Via The Flight Deal, you can fly coach round-trip from lots of big (and small!) US cities like Seattle, Los Angeles, and New York, Portland, and Tucson, to cities in Europe, like Madrid, London, and Paris, for only ~$400+! 

These deals are good for flights on airlines like Delta, American Airlines, KLM, Air France, United Airlines, and more!

I found a flight from Los Angeles to London departing November 11, 2017, and returning November 20, 2017, for ~$459.

And a flight leaving Phoenix on January 17, 2018, and returning from Madrid on January 31, 2018, for ~$385!

There are cheap fares available on various routes through February 2018.

Cheap Flights To Europe

Fly From the US to Madrid for Only ~$400!

Here are the details.  And how to search for deals from your city!

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How to Meet Minimum Spending Requirements Paying Taxes

Update:   One or more card offers in this post are no longer available.  Check our Hot Deals for the latest offers. 

It’s tax time again!  April 18, 2017, is the IRS filing deadline this year.

While it’s nice to get a refund, if you owe taxes, you can ease the pain of paying your tax bill by meeting the minimum spending requirements on a new credit card.  Or hitting a spending threshold to unlock bonus miles, points, or elite status!

Just remember, you’ll usually pay a processing fee of ~2%, so do the math to see whether it’s worth it.

Pay Taxes With Credit Card

It Might Be Worth Paying Your Taxes With a Credit Card to Get Big Travel With Small Money When You Unlock Elite Status Levels or Big Sign-Up Bonuses

I’ll show you how to pay your taxes with a credit card.  And help you decide if it makes sense for you!

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Terrific App to Make Your Loyalty Account Log-In Much Easier!

I love earning miles & points with lots of credit cards to get Big Travel with Small Money!

But one thing I dislike is remembering passwords for all my different bank, frequent flyer, and hotel loyalty accounts.

That’s why I wanted to share a guide to using an app called 1Password.  As the name suggests, with the app you only have to remember one password to access your accounts!

The app is free to try, secure, and makes the log-in process much easier!

Review Of 1Password

1Password Can Save You Time & Make It Easier to Log Into Your Loyalty Accounts

I’ll share my review of 1Password!

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Blog Giveaway: 16,000 Marriott Points!

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Million Mile Secrets readers are the best!  To show our appreciation, we’re giving away 18,000 Marriott points!

Blog Giveaway 16000 Marriott Points

Use Marriott Points for a Stay in The Ritz-Carlton South Beach

I’ll show you how to enter!

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Enhance Your Hotel Stay and Earn 3,000 Bonus Points!

Starwood is trying to convince folks to book a suite this year by giving away bonus Starwood points!

Through December 31, 2017, you’ll earn 3,000 bonus Starwood points for booking a suite at Starwood hotels in North and Latin America.  To get the deal, use rate plan “SUITE1PT” when you book by phone or online.

Enhance Your Hotel Stay And Earn 3000 Bonus Points

Trying to Justify Booking a Starwood Hotel Suite? Here’s Some Help!

I’ll tell you everything you need to know about this deal!

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Top 7 Credit Cards to Get Big Travel With Small Money – April 2017

It’s an exciting time for folks in the miles & points hobby, because banks continue to offer some of the highest sign-up bonuses ever on great travel rewards credit cards!

Earning just one sign-up bonus on certain cards can help you make your dream trip a reality.  Million Mile Secrets readers have used our tips to help them take trips for nearly free to spots like Mexico, Hawaii, Europe, Disney World, and more!

Best Travel Credit Cards April 2017

You Can Use the Chase Ultimate Rewards Points You Earn With Cards Like the Chase Sapphire Reserve and Sapphire Preferred to Enjoy a Tropical Caribbean Vacation!

I’ll share my top 7 travel credit cards that get you Big Travel with Small Money.

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Getting Hitched? Register for Experiences NOT Things!

Planning a wedding and putting together your wedding registry?  If you’re like me, you much prefer experiences to things.  And to some, the idea of getting a toaster and silverware doesn’t sound nearly as exciting as an exotic getaway.

Luckily, there are online wedding registries, like Honeyfund, that allow you to register for help paying for your honeymoon.  So you can take that once-in-a-lifetime trip after you’re hitched!

Honeyfund

Million Mile Secrets Team Member Meghan Honeymooned in the Seychelles With the Help of a Honeymoon Registry and Miles & Points!

I’ll show you how to create a Honeyfund wedding registry.  And give you a few ideas about how to earn and use miles & points when planning a wedding and honeymoon!

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5 Top Hotels in Asia & Australia to Book With Starwood Points

Through April 5, 2017, the sign-up bonuses for the AMEX Starwood personal and small business cards have increased to a total of 35,000 Starwood points after meeting tiered minimum spending requirements.

And there are lots of beautiful and interesting hotels in Asia and Australia where you can stay with Starwood points!

Now is an excellent time to sign-up for these cards.  Because the sign-up bonus has NEVER been higher!  And because of the Marriott Starwood merger, we don’t know if or when these cards will be discontinued.

35,000 Starwood points is more than enough for an award night at top-tier Starwood hotels, like the Sheraton Denarau Villas in Fiji!

Starwood Points For Hotels In The Asia

Enjoy Colors You Never Knew Existed While Relaxing at Faraway Starwood Hotels, Like the Sheraton Denarau Villas

I’ll show you some top places to use Starwood points for hotels in Asia.

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5 Top Hotels in Central & South America to Book With Starwood Points

Through April 5, 2017, the sign-up bonuses for the AMEX Starwood personal and small business cards have increased to a total of 35,000 Starwood points after meeting tiered minimum spending requirements.  And there are lots of beautiful and interesting hotels in Central and South America where you can stay with Starwood points!

Now is an excellent time to sign-up for these cards.  Because the sign-up bonus has NEVER been higher!  And because of the Marriott Starwood merger, we don’t know if or when these cards will be discontinued.

35,000 Starwood points is more than enough for an award night at top-tier Starwood hotels, like the Sheraton Iguazú Resort & Spa in Argentina!

Starwood Points For Hotels In South America

The Sheraton Iguazú Resort & Spa Is Just Steps Away From the Beautiful Iguazú Falls!

I’ll show you some top places to use Starwood points for hotels in South America.

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